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No gift could ever repay Mom for those countless diaper changes and sleepless nights, but a token of appreciation from any of these 20 gift shopping spots is a good start. P.S. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12. Set a reminder in your phone and for the love of all that is good and holy, do not forget.


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1. Ali's Wagon

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2017 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 787-0611
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This Fairmount Avenue shop carries family-oriented gifts for Mom, kids, and Baby.

2. Art Star

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623 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 238-1557
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Expect handmade, locally-sourced finds at this NoLibs art gallery/boutique.

3. Beethoven Wraps

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126 East Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 995-9550
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Choose from the Wayne boutique's inventory of bath products, kitchenwares, stationery, jewelry, and baby gifts, then have your selection arranged in a wholesome gift basket.

4. Blendo

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1002 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 351-9260
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If you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, stop by this jam-packed Pine Street boutique to dig through its mishmash of collectibles, vintage clothes, stationery, and more.

5. C. Wonder

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160 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Monogrammed gifts (jewelry, stationery, household items) are the draw at the King of Prussia Mall's C. Wonder store.

6. earth

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8433 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(267) 297-6868
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This Chestnut Hill boutique is geared toward the urban gardener and houses a variety of cacti and trendy air plants.

7. El Quetzal

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8427 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-6588
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With an additional location within Ardmore's Suburban Square, El Quetzal stocks globally-influenced jewelry, artwork, apparel, and pottery.

8. Flag Lady

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398 W Lancaster Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 964-6280
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This preppy Main Line outpost is known for its selection of costume jewelry, handbags, and home goods.

9. Hana & Posy

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35 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 733-0505
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A full-service florist, Old City's Hana & Posy also offers gifts like organic baby clothes, soy candles, and eco-friendly pet products.

10. Hello World

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257 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-5207
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Here, you'll find gifts for all occasions and recipients. Hello World's sister store, Hello Home, is known for its selection of mid-century furniture and chic home goods.

11. The Little Apple

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4353 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(267) 335-4968
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On the menu at Manayunk's The Little Apple: retro-inspired housewares, Philly-themed gifts, cool jewelry, and sweet-smelling candles.

12. Mango

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8442 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 248-9299
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A Chestnut Hill favorite, Mango boasts fair-trade apparel, accessories, and household items from South and Central America.

13. Nice Things Handmade

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1731 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 455-0256
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Everything within EPA's Nice Things Handmade is locally-sourced and handmade. Look for art prints, jewelry, apparel, and accessories.

14. Occasionette

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1825 East Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(267) 388-1141
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Quirky illustrated tea towels and charming stationery make this boutique a must for baby and bridal shower shopping.

15. Omoi Zakka Shop

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1608 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-0963
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For a little something out of the ordinary, Omoi lines its shelves with Japanese imports that can't be found elsewhere in Philly.

16. Paper Source

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1628 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 732-2324
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Paper Source is known for its stationery and gift wrap, but it also stocks a fun, colorful array of gifts, like funky frames, water bottles, and aprons.

17. Scarlett Alley

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241 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 592-7898
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Refined but never stuffy, this longstanding Old City shop holds its ground with everything from fine pottery and baby gifts to fun jewelry and bath products.

18. Swag

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935 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(267) 888-7246
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A lively mix of quirky-meet-functional kitchen accoutrements put this Northern Liberties store on the map.

19. stadler-Kahn

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1724 Sansom
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(267) 242-7154
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Alexander Stadler stocks his shop with pottery, home accents, and collectibles found during his domestic and international travels.

20. Verde

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108 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 546-8700
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A table displaying costume jewelry runs the length of this Midtown boutique, which also houses a gourmet chocolate kitchen at the rear of the store.

1. Ali's Wagon

2017 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
This Fairmount Avenue shop carries family-oriented gifts for Mom, kids, and Baby.
2017 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

2. Art Star

623 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Expect handmade, locally-sourced finds at this NoLibs art gallery/boutique.
623 N 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

3. Beethoven Wraps

126 East Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087
Choose from the Wayne boutique's inventory of bath products, kitchenwares, stationery, jewelry, and baby gifts, then have your selection arranged in a wholesome gift basket.
126 East Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087

4. Blendo

1002 Pine St, Philadelphia, PA
If you enjoy the thrill of the hunt, stop by this jam-packed Pine Street boutique to dig through its mishmash of collectibles, vintage clothes, stationery, and more.
1002 Pine St
Philadelphia, PA

5. C. Wonder

160 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Monogrammed gifts (jewelry, stationery, household items) are the draw at the King of Prussia Mall's C. Wonder store.
160 North Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

6. earth

8433 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
This Chestnut Hill boutique is geared toward the urban gardener and houses a variety of cacti and trendy air plants.
8433 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

7. El Quetzal

8427 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118
With an additional location within Ardmore's Suburban Square, El Quetzal stocks globally-influenced jewelry, artwork, apparel, and pottery.
8427 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

8. Flag Lady

398 W Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087
This preppy Main Line outpost is known for its selection of costume jewelry, handbags, and home goods.
398 W Lancaster Ave.
Wayne, PA 19087

9. Hana & Posy

35 N. 3rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
A full-service florist, Old City's Hana & Posy also offers gifts like organic baby clothes, soy candles, and eco-friendly pet products.
35 N. 3rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

10. Hello World

257 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Here, you'll find gifts for all occasions and recipients. Hello World's sister store, Hello Home, is known for its selection of mid-century furniture and chic home goods.
257 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

11. The Little Apple

4353 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127
On the menu at Manayunk's The Little Apple: retro-inspired housewares, Philly-themed gifts, cool jewelry, and sweet-smelling candles.
4353 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

12. Mango

8442 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118
A Chestnut Hill favorite, Mango boasts fair-trade apparel, accessories, and household items from South and Central America.
8442 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

13. Nice Things Handmade

1731 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Everything within EPA's Nice Things Handmade is locally-sourced and handmade. Look for art prints, jewelry, apparel, and accessories.
1731 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

14. Occasionette

1825 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Quirky illustrated tea towels and charming stationery make this boutique a must for baby and bridal shower shopping.
1825 East Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

15. Omoi Zakka Shop

1608 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
For a little something out of the ordinary, Omoi lines its shelves with Japanese imports that can't be found elsewhere in Philly.
1608 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

16. Paper Source

1628 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Paper Source is known for its stationery and gift wrap, but it also stocks a fun, colorful array of gifts, like funky frames, water bottles, and aprons.
1628 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

17. Scarlett Alley

241 Race St., Philadelphia, PA 19106
Refined but never stuffy, this longstanding Old City shop holds its ground with everything from fine pottery and baby gifts to fun jewelry and bath products.
241 Race St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

18. Swag

935 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
A lively mix of quirky-meet-functional kitchen accoutrements put this Northern Liberties store on the map.
935 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

19. stadler-Kahn

1724 Sansom, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Alexander Stadler stocks his shop with pottery, home accents, and collectibles found during his domestic and international travels.
1724 Sansom
Philadelphia, PA 19103

20. Verde

108 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
A table displaying costume jewelry runs the length of this Midtown boutique, which also houses a gourmet chocolate kitchen at the rear of the store.
108 S 13th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107